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Thai duo Chanathip Songkrasin and Theerathon Bunmathan join the J1 League team of the week

Thai duo Chanathip Songkrasin and Theerathon Bunmathan join the J1 League team of the week

The two Thai national stars Chanathip Songkrasin and Theerathon Bunmathan have both been selected for the Week's Team of the Week in the 20th round of the J1 League.

Chanathip, Theerathon along with Thitipan Puangchan have recently been praised by the new Thai coach Akira Nishino as important national players for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier and they have shown performances worthy of words. That praise at Japan's first-class tournament this week.

Theerathon Bunmathan moved to the left-back position in Yokohama F. Marinos' lineup when they won 2-0 against Andres Iniesta's Vissel Kobe despite a lack of players when midfielder Thiago Martins received a red card in the first half. two.

Theerathon's teammate Shinnosuke Hatanaka is also part of the weekly Team of the Week.

Meanwhile, Chanathip Songkrasin's Consadole Sapporo beat Shonan Bellmare 5-2 in the weekend match, where the Thai midfielder scored the fifth and final goal in the 84th minute.

Thai duo Chanathip Songkrasin and Theerathon Bunmathan join the J1 League team of the week

Former England player Jay Borthroyd, who scored twice for Consadole in the match, also featured in the Typical Line next to Chanathip. Defender Ryosuke Shindo, who also scored, is one of the Consadole's stars to be included in the squad.

Meanwhile, Thitipan's Oita Trinita didn't have a match this week because their match against Kawasaki Frontale will take place on July 27th. Kawasaki defeated Chelsea 1-0 in a friendly match on July 19th.

Yokohama ranked second on BXH with 39 points after 20 matches, just 3 points behind the top team FC Tokyo. Oita Trinita came in fifth with 32 points after 19 matches while Consadole finished seventh with 31 points after 20 matches.